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Please Stop Feeding My Kids Junk Food

I always assumed that school would be a place that would support my healthy eating efforts. What Iíve found is actually quite the opposite.
Posted 12/26/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 17 comments   14,240 views
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Happier Meals: Cool School Lunch Strategies

Get your kids to eat everything in their lunch boxes with these products that make healthy food more fun!
Posted 8/18/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 5 comments   35,240 views
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How to Help Children Deal When Tragedy Strikes

In explaining tragedy to children, parents face a difficult task. There is no single right thing to say, and you cannot predict reactions. You can love, communicate, and protect...
Posted 12/17/2012  6:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 11 comments   11,410 views
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How to Ace the Parent-Teacher Conference

Parent-teacher conferences can be tough for the adults on both sides of the little table. Learn how to really listen to your child's teacher(s) and make the most of your meetings.
Posted 11/28/2012  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 14 comments   15,242 views
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Backpack Safety 101

Don't let school be a pain in the neck for your child! Here's how to load up a safer backpack.
Posted 10/3/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 13 comments   10,581 views
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Schools Putting Healthier Lunch Options into Action

Districts all over the country are updating school lunch menus and adding healthier options. Learn about some of the exciting developments and tasty lunchline offerings.
Posted 9/24/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 16 comments   8,427 views
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Organize Your Kitchen to Fall into Healthy Habits

Early fall is a perfect time of year to get organized for school and home.
Posted 9/17/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 16 comments   22,916 views
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Is Your Teen Starting School in a Sleep Haze?

A recent study suggests teens who stay up late to cram for tests tend to perform poorly. Find out how to help your teen claim the sleep they need to succeed in school.
Posted 9/17/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 13 comments   13,380 views
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Just for Parents: A Refresher Course on Surviving the School Year

Feeling overwhelmed by all that comes along with the start of the school year? You're not alone. Even parenting experts feel the stress. Here's how to copy.
Posted 9/13/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 9 comments   11,084 views
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Easy School (and Work) Lunch Ideas

Check out these fun and easy ideas for you and your family to pack or even eat in for lunch meals.
Posted 9/10/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Meg Galvin : 28 comments   274,873 views
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CONTEST CLOSED Win a Copy of Our Healthy Lunches E-book

We're giving away 10 copies of our healthy lunches e-book, just in time for the start of the school year. Enter today!
Posted 8/27/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 5 comments   16,460 views
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Is the Jamba Juice New School Smoothie a Healthy Choice?

It is back to school time and new school lunch plans are in full swing. Learn about a new drink product that might influence your lunch planning.
Posted 8/27/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 27 comments   18,958 views
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A Month of Fun, Healthy School Lunches

Looking for more healthy school lunch ideas your kids will actually eat? Look no further!
Posted 8/13/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 3 comments   24,879 views
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Kindergarten 'Redshirting': A Leg Up or an Unfair Advantage?

When we were kids, you started school at age 5, plain and simple. The decision isn't so easy these days. Our parenting expert explains the controversy.
Posted 8/9/2012  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 132 comments   55,090 views
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Celebrating Four Decades of Title IX

As a former three-sport high school standout and college athletic scholarship recipient, I totally benefited from Title IX legislation. Learn how many other women have as well.
Posted 7/2/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 11 comments   8,545 views
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